• Peter Nyakwara at F2A

    Youth Development Policy is overdue, say Kenya’s faith leaders

    Nairobi, KENYA, 25 February 2019 (F2A) – Leaders of various faith-inspired institutions in Kenya have called on development stakeholders to support the proposed youth development policy. Led by the chairperson of the Inter-Religious Council of Kenya (IRCK), Father Joseph Mutie, the clergy and lay leaders lauded the policy as a

  • Connect with Faith to Action Network Member – Muslim Centre for Justice and Law (MCJL)

                                  Who is MCJL?    Muslim Centre for Justice and Law (MCJL) was officially registered in 2011 as a faith-based NGO dedicated to promoting and advancing Justice, tolerance and human rights in Uganda. MCJL has expanded

  • An Islamic Perspective on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality

    Faith to Action Network recognizes that there are barriers that have contributed to the discrimination against women. One of the barriers is the misinterpretation of scripture; religious scriptures have been misused to justify discrimination, inequality, and violation of women’s rights. The other barrier to women enjoying rights is the mixing

  • Fatayat NU Women Promoting Freedom of Religion and Belief (FoRB)

    Faith to Action Network promotes women’s engagement in the understanding of religious doctrine and scripture by partnering with faith actors and faith-based organizations (FBOs). This is due to the idea that, depending on how they are used and interpreted, some religious viewpoints and texts  contribute to the liberation of women.  

  • Promoting Positive Masculinities and Advancing Gender equality

                                  Across the Globe, women and men are socialized  and nurtured differently. In Kenya, girls and boys experience different power dynamics because of their upbringing and education. According to Spronk, R. (2014), boys are socialized to

  • Working Together for Young Adolescents in West Pokot County, Kenya

                                    West Pokot County is located along Kenya’s Western boundary with Uganda and covers an area of approximately 9,169.4 km2. It is mainly inhabited by the Pokot community with the majority ascribing to Christianity as

  • Vacancy: Knowledge Management Advisor

    Faith to Action Network seeks to recruit a Knowledge Management Advisor to oversee Faith to Action Network’s Knowledge Management and Capacity Strengthening strategy and support Faith to Action Network in harnessing, developing, sharing and effectively using organizational data, learning and knowledge to improve organization-wide activities, current practice and future developments.

  • Consultancy:Faith to Action Network Website Re-Design Process

    Faith to Action Network is looking for a qualified service contractor with relevant experience and capabilities in building a website and a content management system for the organization. The vendor will be responsible for designing, developing and maintaining the website – this will include information architecture, user interface design, user

  • Solutions for Supporting Healthy Adolescents and Rights Protection (SHARP)

    The Solutions for Supporting Healthy Adolescents and Rights Protection (SHARP) program brings together a special collection of organizations, including experts in the fields of adolescence, commerce, gender, SRH, and religion. The Experts have a history of conducting research and advocating for changes in policy that have a positive effect. The

  • Palestine: Making Safe Spaces for Young Couples

    Women’s rights and gender equality are one of our main focus areas as a network. This work is implemented across different contexts, including our work in Palestine. According to a UN context analysis, over 40% of the population in Palestine lives below the poverty level. About 54% of people do

  • Transforming Perceptions and Attitudes through Inter-Faith Dialogues

    Interfaith dialogue is being used more frequently to promote peace and resolve disputes. Discussions can affect people’s perceptions of “the other”, thus defusing tensions between the parties and ultimately transforming unfavorable preconceptions and attitudes, making it a transformative peacebuilding technique. In the words of the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy, the